From Now to 2014

Now (2004).
Population: 69,674
Parishes: 41
Deaneries: 4
Priests: 64
Average Age of Priests: 55
People/Priest: 1161
Churches: 80

One Priest Parishes: 30

Athlone Deanery

Parishes: 6
Population: 25,056
Priests: 15
One Priest Parishes: 1

Longford Deanery

Parishes: 15
Population: 22,264
Priests: 18
One Man Parishes: 13
(Streete included in this Deanery because of present links with Edgeworthstown and Rathowen)

Granard Deanery

Parishes: 8
Population: 9,121
Priests: 9
One Priest Parishes: 7

Carrick Deanery

Parishes: 12
Population: 13,233
Priests: 16
One Priest Parishes: 9
Projections for 2014